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NBC
Jan 1, 2013 4:00am EST
. about $24 billion in spending cuts would be delayed for two months so the white house and congress can have more time to debate them. vice president joe biden came to will capitol shortly before midnight to help sell the deal. president obama released a statement shortly after the senate vote. it reads in part "tonight's agreement ensures that going forward we will continue to reduce the deficit through a combination of new spending cuts and new revenues from the wealthiest americans. i will continue to fight every day on behalf of the middle class and those fighting to get into the middle class to forge an economy that grows from the middle out, not from the top down." >>> that vote may not come right
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2013 2:00pm EST
plan, report it to congress to be considered without debate -- i shouldn't say "without debate." without filibuster, without delay, and any member that can offer a substitute amendment that achieves 75-year solvency can also call their measure at the same time. let us have this chance to have this debate and to make sure we have solvency for social security that will affect not only all of our lives but the lives of our children and beyond. that, to me, is a responsible thing to do. medicare -- much tougher. medicare goes broke in 12 years. 12 years. why? well, because low lo and behold, today 10,000 americans reached the age of 65. we knew it was coming, but as the baby boomers show up, their demand for services that they have paid for and i vested in throughout their working lives are going to continuing to he grow. those people who say there's too much government spend, we've got to stop the government spending, i want to ask them, are you going to a to the millions of americans who paid into social security for a lifetime, paid into medicare for a lifetime, that we're going
FOX Business
Jan 1, 2013 1:00pm EST
of days before it up in this entire deal. cheryl: you mentioned the new congress coming in. of what point are we going to hear the debate about the debt ceiling. obviously treasury secretary gunnar coming out over the holidays adding another wrinkle to the debt ceiling debate say we will reach the $16 trillion level. do you think that will happen right away in the new congress? >> the first thing they will discuss after the clear this deal out of the way after the deal with the tax rates. if the house to approve this and the president signs it into law, we're talking about the debt ceiling for the next couple of months. we don't have that much certainty on how much room we have. we know it's $200 billion but that all depends on the specifics of the textile because remember, taxes are going up, but the fiscal cliff its full force and continues to hit full force, technically it already has a degree that helps the deficit picture and gives us more room as a country underneath that debt ceiling. we have already technically hit it. $200 of that extraordinary measures being taken to extend that
NBC
Jan 1, 2013 5:00pm EST
tonight at 6:00 -- we have gone over the fiscal cliff and we wait for congress to make a move. the latest on the ongoing debate in washington. same-sex is legal in maryland. we will take a look at special new year's moments. >> bling prevention has become a focus in this country. -- bullying prevention has become a focus in this country. >> no parent wants their child to become a bit them or being a bullet -- becoming a victim or a belief. we have more. >> they are united in singing the pledge of allegiance every morning, but every parent and teacher knows that unity can break down as the day progresses. kids, like adults, will have disagreements. but the key is making sure those disagreements do not turn into bullying. >> really it is about respecting each other. >> the school teaches the three b's. >> our kids are with each other. >> they will have positive values instilled and it is less likely they will exhibit bullying behavior. >> my job as a teacher is to talk about respect. you have to respect everyone. just really instill in them the confidence in themselves. >> other key tip bri
NBC
Jan 1, 2013 5:00am EST
and congress can have more time to debate them. democrats and republicans agreed to a compromise. they say not acting could have had devastating consequences. >> we don't think taxes should be going up on anyone. but we all knew that if we did nothing, they'd be going up on everyone. >> it is now up to the house to vote on the proposal. president obama released a statement shortly after the senate voted that reads in part, "tonight's agreement ensures that going forward we will continue to reduce the deficit through a combination of spending cuts and new revenues from the wealthiest americans. i will continue to fight every day on behalf of the middle class and all those fighting to get into the middle class to forge an economy that grows from the middle out, not from the top down." >>> but the house may not be ready to vote just yet. house speaker john boehner says his team needs to review the measure before deciding to schedule a vote on it or trying to change it. the white house hopes to have president obama's signature on the legislation by the time the new congress takes office at noo
NBC
Jan 1, 2013 6:00am EST
for two months so the white house and congress can have more time to debate them. democrats and republicans agreed to a compromise. they say not acting could have had devastating consequences. >> we don't think taxes should be going up on anyone. but we all knew that if we did nothing, they'd be going up on everyone. >> it is now up to the house to vote on that proposal. >>> this morning, police in prince william county are mourning the loss of one of their own killed in the line of duty. 35-year-old officer chris young who you see there was responding to an accident yesterday when he slammed his motorcycle into a minivan on a nokesville road in bristow. when the vehicles collided, they burst into flames. young died and the driver of the minivan was not injured. still no word if any charges will be filed against the driver. >> the search is on for the driver who ran over a 16-year-old girl and then took off. jackson was crossing a busy new york avenue in northwest friday night when she was hit by a car. police say she was in the street but outside the crosswalk. the driver o
CNN
Jan 1, 2013 11:00am PST
. and that is really vital to this country, to see that congress can have debates in division and can make decisions. and there is no harm that is being done by this bill to the american economy and the american middle class. there is some positive things here, despite the fact that both sides are going to have a lot to criticize, and the thing that is alarming to everybody is that two months from now, we're going to be back at it again with the debt ceiling, with the -- with the budget expiring, and that is going to be another fight all over again. >> you know, congressman, you say that there will be no harm to the american middle class. but the republicans would argue that by not putting in any spending cuts, that in fact you are harming the middle class, because it is just incurring more and more and more debt. the house minority leader nancy police plo pelosi said up or down vote. do you expect the republicans to come back with an amended version of this deal? >> well, that's where the spker has a real -- he's got a jam. because the republicans do not want a vote for this. they note revenues hav
FOX
Jan 1, 2013 7:00am PST
our time. coming up at 7:15, even if the house passes the senate bill, the contentious debate will continue in congress with more crucial deadlines in the coming weeks. >>> 7:03. highway 12 in solano county, it has reopened after a head-on collision. four people were killed. this happened about 9:00 last night near the river bridge on highway 12. this is east of rio vista. the chp hasn't given us details about what may have caused the crash or if alcohol may have been involved. >>> and law enforcement agencies were really everywhere during the night, cracking down, looking out for drunk drivers. dui checkpoints were set ulall over the bay area and chp officers were patrolling those highways. yesterday, the chp said the number of dui arrests were down compared to last year. but new numbers for this year's crackdown may be released sometime today. >>> all right. 7:04. we want to check in again with tara. more about the accident in the south bay. >> one in mountain view, the one in the campbell area. 101 northbound at moveit boulevard is the first one -- move fet boulevard is the
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 2:00am PST
ceiling debate. is the >> no question we will be back in two months having this discussion. credit rating is in trouble. congress has to look at the spending side. the bill does nothing for spendi spendispend. that matters to americans because it effects every sij american by having a higher interest rate. it's very important. both sides were together cooperating and finding a way to cut spending. >>> thank you soichl. so much. >> thank you. happy new year. >> 48 after the hour with the new year come a slew of new laws including some that could surprise you such as a ban on letting pigs run wild. some lawmakers quenching their thirst for regulations with this plastic water bottle ban. we will have more on that. right now let's check in with brian kilmeade he was coming up on fox and friends. happy new year. >> same to you. we are going to go over the next four-hours details on this plan passed by the senate overwell canni -- overwhelmingly. see if it has any hope of passing the house. so far not so good. john will be joining us to look at the financials of this whole deal coming down and
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2013 5:00pm EST
to be a valid plan, -- have its and it has been certified to be a valid plan, bring it to congress where it can be passed without a filibuster. to haveve this chance this debate to make sure we have solvency for social security, that will affect not only our lives, but the lives of our children and beyond. that is the responsible thing to do. medicare goes broken 12 years. why? because lo and behold, today, 10,000 americans reached the age of 65. 10,000 reached that age yesterday, tomorrow, and for the next 18 years. the baby boomers have arrived. we knew it was coming, but as they show up, their demand for services that they paid for and invested in throughout their working lives will continue to grow. those people who say there is too much government spending, are you going to say to the millions of americans who paid into social security and medicare for a lifetime that we are going to walk away from our obligations? of course not. "we have to do is find a way to meet this growing population. there are ways to do it, and humane ways to do it, to save money and protect the future of social se
FOX News
Dec 31, 2012 4:00pm PST
weeks debating internally whether or not it should turn over information considered deliberative to the congress the report also concluded that the military report for africa had no idea of the depth and breath of the cia operation and that the defense department would be called on to evacuate two dozen americans on such short notice, trace. >> trace: catherine herridge live for us in washington. thank you. another set back for the venezuelan president hugo chavez in his battle with cancer. the country's vice president said president chavez is suffering new complications after a recent surgery and that his situation is, quote: delicate. venezuelan government ministers held mass today at the presidential palace in the capital city. president chavez is due to begin a third term as venezuela's leader next month. it's not clear whether he will be healthy enough for inauguration. back here in the u.s. a million people expected to pack times square to watch the ball drop. and there will be lots of extra security keeping an eye on them. plus, dropping the ball in washington. word is we
FOX News
Dec 31, 2012 5:00pm PST
debating internally whether or not it should turn over information considered deliberative to the congress. frustrated by the delays, the committee chair urged the intelligence community never to fall into the same trap. >> it is not the responsibility of the intelligence community to draft unclassified talking points for public consumption. especially in the heat of a national political campaign. >> seeming to undercut administration claims there was no actionable intelligence that could have prevented the attack. the report says patrick kennedy one of secretary of state hillary clinton's top aides told investigators the severe threat environment was well known. >> the system was, in fact, flashing red. in issue libya and benghazi particularly. >> the report concludes that the military commander for africa had no idea of the depth and breath of the cia operation. the defense department would be called upon to evacuate two dozen americans on short notice. >> i am concerned that the department of defense did not have assets available that could come to the rescue in a timely fashion. >> and
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2013 10:00am EST
of the united states out of nowhere out of no request from any member of congress issued a unilateral executive order, which means he decided to take the law into his own hands and in effect become his own congress and decide unilaterally at the height of the fiscal cliff debate that he would throw a new wrench into that argument and it would be this. when there is massive uncertainty, unfinished business, he would decide that he would unilaterally give a pay increase to the united states congress exactly when the public is uncertain and doesn't know what's going to happen. will their taxes go up? will they no longer be a recipient of a spending program? and now congress is going to get a spending increase? this was a cynical planned move, mr. speaker, on the part of our president. he brought great drama to this effort, unnecessary drama, because you see, this house of representatives already did the job to avert the fiscal cliff. we did this work. it was completed last august. . we were able to offset any spending cuts. the work was done. the problem is the senate never took up the completed w
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2013 1:00pm EST
and medicine. i think they ought to take off the table and cut somewhere else. host: that will be the debate, whether or not the social security and medicare, that spending is on the table when congress reconvenes and the 113th congress gets sworn in. they will have what is being called a round two of negotiations. and right now, the senate this morning and approved a deal about what the avoid those tax hikes for a number of americans. there will have to come back and deal with the debt ceiling, which needs to be raised in security accountabout two months. at that time, the automatic spending cuts that were supposed to happen tomorrow, they will need to deal with that as well. that all will happen if the house approves what the senate did, and that remains the question this afternoon as we continue our coverage here on c- span watching the house. no. showing you livethat all cof the floor proceedings here -- we were showing you live coverage of the floor proceedings here. they went into recess, subject to the call of the chair. which means they are trying to figure this out, too, as they go
FOX Business
Jan 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
through what is called the rules committee. you will likely get some debate. all of this takes hours and so we could expect this to go late into the. >> night. now the deadline on this really noon on january 3rd. that is when congress the 112th congress expires. the 113th comes in and all the business that are passed especially the one from the senate. they expire. you can't make them into law anymore. you would have to start this legislative process up again if you don't get this passed by january 3rd at noon. >> rich, i mean looking at how plan b was received, boehner's plan b, there were fewer tax increases in that and the same issue with no spending cuts being dealt with and yet he couldn't get enough republican votes to get that through. so how realistic is it that they managed to get enough to pass this senate bill? i know they have democratic support in this case but is it enough? >> that is the key. the thinking is it might be enough. nobody is talking specific numbers and that is the problem because they don't know, the conversations haven't started yet between democrats and
CBS
Jan 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
congress. have you run out the clock? no matter what your members do? >> no, i don't think we have run out the clock. look, we're having the same type of discussions and debates within our ranks that my friend chris and his colleagues are having earlier today as well. i would not prejudge where the republican conference is going to be. i remain, as i have been all through this, optimistic that at the end of the day we're going to arrive at an acceptable deal that takes care of the fiscal cliff and certainly sells the tax issue. i do think we're moving to some really big spending fights early next year. i'm pretty comfortable with where we are tonight in terms of getting a deal. it is a compromise deal that, again will have members on both sides that don't support but we'll have members on both sides that do. >> suarez: so the senate has adjourned. ' the bill is amended and sent back to them (talking over each other) with the 113th. >> i'm hoping what we're hearing here from my friend tom is maybe a little hint that it will not be amended after all, which would be a very good sign because i
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 7:00am PST
about this sequester, i used word, rick, by the way a lot of people feel like congress sequestered their new year's eve last night. rick: yeah. >> i think this will be the big battle ahead. if anybody thinks this is the end of the debate and this resolves our deficit crisis no way. this is just act one. we're going to see major debates in the next few months, rick, as you know, on the issue what we do about the sequester. five or six weeks irk the debt ceiling. >> the debt ceiling bill. this is just the beginning of the debate. it is not the end. rick: you and i talk for years, steve about small businesses and the impact these bills have on folks who employ, the most americans in this country, small business owners. based on your reading of this bill, what's the impact on them? >> it is lousy. i'm glad you brought this point up. we've been having the debate whose taxes should be going up and so on. let's not forget the overall impact of this bill is very negative for the economy. means higher capital-gains taxes higher dividend taxes. higher taxes on small businesses the some of my
CNN
Jan 1, 2013 1:00pm PST
will seek as part of an amendment to the senate-passed legislation? >> well, the very first one we debated on the floor this morning. the $11 billion that would be saved by, among other things, not increasing the pay of members of congress. we certainly would like to see that one included. we believe the president's executive order throwing 11 billion in new spending on a few days ago was inappropriate, to say the least. our committee has passed over $80 billion over a year worth of changes that we believe could be there. some of them could be adopted in this package. some of the tax extenders could be adjusted. as you know, wolf, there's a complex number of areas and if you can't find it and by the way if you're saying that less than two month from now or approximately two months from now we're going to be dealing with sequestration avoidance, you've failed to meet your requirement. this bill should take care of sequestration for at least a year and very clearly spell out what changes need to be paid for as part of a nearly $4 trillion tax cut. >> you realize, of course, congressman, if d
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